Materials & Chemicals Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis

Materials and Chemicals is an interdisciplinary heavy industry sector. Materials industry applies the properties of matter to various areas of science and engineering. It incorporates elements of applied physics and chemistry. Significant attention in the Materials field is currently focused on nanoscience and nanotechnology. Chemicals are a broad chemical category including polymers, bulk petrochemicals and intermediates, other derivatives and basic industrials, and more.

The materials industry and market includes building and construction materials used worldwide for the fabrication of structures, earth supports, embankments, and completion of excavations. Heavy industry materials for construction are diverse and range from readily available non-supply chain materials such as brush and mud to commodity supply materials procured for projects like construction aggregates, composite wood products, plastics (PVC), resins, synthetic textiles and fibers (fiberglass), composite cements, other plastics and polymer composites, concrete, and various metals. Heavy industry metal materials include iron, various grades of steel, specialty alloys, titanium, copper, and even gold, silver, chrome and platinum. Glass, ceramic materials and foam are also subsets of heavy industrial materials required for construction. Finished materials for construction projects can included coated glass, architectural glass, other finished specialty glass projects, cast and molded steel (re-bar and beams), pipe sections, blocks, bricks, tiles, flooring, drywall panels, piles, poles, pillars, and wires.

Radical materials advances can drive the creation of new products and new industries. Industrial applications of materials science include materials design, cost-benefit tradeoffs in industrial production of materials, processing techniques (casting, rolling, welding, ion implantation, crystal growth, thin-film deposition, sintering, glassblowing, etc.), and techniques such as electron microscopy, x-ray diffraction, nuclear microscopy (HEFIB), backscattering, neutron diffraction, etc.

The chemical industry comprises the companies that produce industrial chemicals. The chemical industries convert raw materials oil-- metals, air, water, natural gas and minerals-- into products. Products include chemicals to make plastic for computers, paint for cars, and medicines. Chemical engineers start with cheap, raw, natural materials, such as petrochemicals, seawater, and minerals.

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Materials & Chemicals Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Filtration Nonwovens

    ... products that exhibit better filtration capabilities and are specialized to meet unique end-use characteristics. The report covers filtration nonwovens demand by web formation and application. Also included is pricing trends, global outlook, and a discussion ... Read More

  • Global Fiberglass Insulation

    ... covers demand by market. Data are given in dollar value and volume (metric tons). Insulation markets included in the scope of this study are: Residential Nonresidential Industrial and Plant Equipment HVAC/Air Distribution Other Markets Scope ... Read More

  • Medical Nonwovens

    ... of an increasing volume of healthcare activity and surgical procedures, due in part to an increasingly large elderly population. Additionally, continued concern for healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) will spur further gains. The report covers medical nonwovens ... Read More

  • Nonwoven

    ... materials, which themselves are influenced by macroeconomic factors, consumer preferences, and business trends. Additionally, product development that improves end product performance or focuses on sustainability will help spur gains. The report covers nonwovens demand by ... Read More

  • Carded Nonwovens

    ... of sustainable materials. Additionally, rising demand among key end uses such as the medical and filtration markets as well as geotextiles in the construction market. The report covers carded nonwovens demand by market. Also included ... Read More

  • Global Graphene Oxide(GO) Market Growth 2020-2025

    ... $ xx million by 2025, from $ xx million in 2019. In particular, this report presents the global market share (sales and revenue) of key companies in Graphene Oxide(GO) business, shared in Chapter 3. This ... Read More

  • Europe Paints & Coatings Market Forecast 2021-2028

    ... key market growth drivers include, the surging investments across Europe’s wind energy sector, the growing use of protective coatings within the offshore wind turbine industry, and the rapidly augmenting automotive sector. MARKET INSIGHTS The Europe ... Read More

  • North America Paints & Coatings Market Forecast 2021-2028

    ... region’s market growth is accredited to factors, such as, the growing number of brewing facilities, the rising commercial construction endeavors, and the increasing production of specialty beverage cans. MARKET INSIGHTS The North America paints & ... Read More

  • Global Paints & Coatings Market Forecast 2021-2028

    ... market growth drivers include the increased demand from automotive OEM and aftermarket, and the growing infrastructure and construction industry. MARKET INSIGHTS Paints entail liquefiable, liquid, or mastic composition, which converts into a solid film after ... Read More

  • Asia Pacific Paints & Coatings Market Forecast 2021-2028

    ... region’s market growth is attributed to factors, such as, the rapidly increasing housing construction activities, especially in developing countries, the growing demand from the automotive industry, and the establishment of automotive manufacturing facilities. MARKET INSIGHTS ... Read More

  • Global Ferro Nickel Market Growth 2020-2025

    ... $ xx million by 2025, from $ xx million in 2019. In particular, this report presents the global market share (sales and revenue) of key companies in Ferro Nickel business, shared in Chapter 3. This ... Read More

  • Abrasives Manufacturing

    ... Noritake (Japan), Robert Bosch (Germany), Saint-Gobain (France), and Tyrolit (Austria). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for manufactured industrial products is the major driver of sales for abrasives. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations, as ... Read More

  • Specialty Contractors

    ... include APi Group, Comfort Systems USA, EMCOR Group, Performance Contracting, and Quanta Services (all based in the US), as well as Bilfinger (Germany) and Skanska (Sweden). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by new residential and ... Read More

  • Converted Paper Products Manufacturing

    ... and WestRock (all based in the US), as well as Mondi (UK), Rengo (Japan), Smurfit Kappa Group (Ireland), and SCA (Sweden). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by general commercial activity and population growth. The profitability ... Read More

  • Steel Production

    ... States Steel (both of the US), as well as ArcelorMittal (Luxembourg); China Baowu Steel Group and HBIS Group (both of China); JFE and Nippon Steel (both of Japan), POSCO (South Korea), Tata Steel (India), and ... Read More

  • Glass & Glass Product Manufacturing

    ... Guardian Industries, and Owens-Illinois (all based in the US) as well as AGC (Japan), Compagnie de Saint-Gobain (France), Fuyao Glass Industry Group (China), and SCHOTT (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand comes mainly from the construction, auto, ... Read More

  • Structural Steel & Precast Concrete Contractors

    ... (rebar) and steel rods, mesh, and cages for the reinforcing of poured-in-place concrete. Major US companies include Baker Concrete Construction, CP Buckner Steel Erection, DBM Global, High Industries, and Lexicon. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven ... Read More

  • Paint & Coating Manufacturing

    ... Sherwin-Williams (all based in the US), as well as Akzo Nobel (the Netherlands), Asian Paints (India), Kansai Paint (Japan), and the coatings operations of BASF (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by industrial production and ... Read More

  • Paper & Paper Products Manufacturing

    ... include Georgia-Pacific, International Paper, Kimberly-Clark, Neenah Paper, and WestRock (all based in the US), as well as Domtar (Canada), Oji Holdings (Japan), and Stora Enso (Finland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by general commercial activity ... Read More

  • Plastic & Rubber Product Manufacturing

    ... and sheets, plastic pipe and foams, robber hoses, and tires. Major companies include US-based Berry Global Group, Cooper Tire & Rubber, Goodyear, and Newell Brands, as well as Amcor (Australia), Bridgestone (Japan), Michelin (France), Pirelli ... Read More

  • Chemical Wholesalers

    ... HELM (Germany), ITOCHU (Japan), Sinochem (China), Tricon Energy (US), and Univar (US). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Chemical distribution is a cyclical business dependent on industrial demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on an efficient distribution system. ... Read More

  • Global Wood Pellets Market Growth 2020-2025

    ... $ 12990 million by 2025, from $ 10200 million in 2019. In particular, this report presents the global market share (sales and revenue) of key companies in Wood Pellets business, shared in Chapter 3. This ... Read More

  • Steel Service Centers & Other Metal Wholesalers

    ... cleaning, and edging services. Major companies include Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co and Ryerson (both based in the US), IMS France (France), Klöckner & Co (Germany), Russel Metals and Samuel, Son & Co (both based ... Read More

  • Recyclable Material Wholesalers

    ... Metals Company, and The David J Joseph Company (all based in the US), as well as ELG Haniel and TSR Recycling (Germany), European Metal Recycling (EMR; the UK), and Sims Metals (Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand ... Read More

  • Architectural & Structural Metals Manufacturing

    ... metal and metal plate work products. Major companies include Cornerstone Building Brands, Gibraltar Industries, Valmont Industries, as well as units of integrated metal producers such as Arconic, Nucor, and US Steel (all based in the ... Read More

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